Traffic Updates

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10/20/17, Special Alert for Entire State

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 23:00:05 -0400

HEAVY CONGESTION IN WEST RALEIGH DUE TO STATE FAIR: OCTOBER 12-22

Thursday, October 12th through Sunday, October 22nd, motorists should expect possible heavy congestion on roads in the Raleigh area due to State Fair traffic.

Roads expected to be affected include: I-40 and I-440 approaching Wade Avenue, Blue Ridge Road, Edwards Mill Road, Trinity Road, Wade Avenue, NC-54, and Hillsborough Street in the vicinity of the fairgrounds.
Congestion on these roadways is expected to be at its
highest during the evening when special events at the fair draw larger crowds, and on weekends.


Motorists not attending the event are urged to avoid the area and seek alternate routes away from the fairgrounds if possible. Those attending the fair are advised to carpool, drive with caution, and obey all signs and law enforcement officers.

Last Updated: October 20, 2017 at 10:59 PM

More info on NCDOT.gov.

6:49 PM, Warren County Alert

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:49:06 -0400

CONSTRUCTION ON I-85 BETWEEN THE VA STATE LINE AND HENDERSON

I-85 will be under construction between Mile Marker 234 at the Virginia State Line and Exit 213, US-158, in Henderson, in Vance County, until November 2018 for pavement rehabilitation.  Motorists can expect congestion and delays throughout the life of the project and are encouraged to seek an alternate route.

Last updated:  10/21/2017 at 10:08 AM

More info on NCDOT.gov.

6:49 PM, Vance County Alert

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:49:06 -0400

CONSTRUCTION ON I-85 BETWEEN THE VA STATE LINE AND HENDERSON

I-85 will be under construction between Mile Marker 234 at the Virginia State Line and Exit 213, US-158, in Henderson, in Vance County, until November 2018 for pavement rehabilitation. 
Motorists can expect congestion and delays throughout the life of the project and are encouraged to seek an alternate route.

Last updated:  10/21/2017 at 10:07 AM

More info on NCDOT.gov.

6:37 PM, I-40 W, Vehicle Crash, Shoulder Closed

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:37:54 -0400

The median is closed near Exit 263 (New Hope Church Road).

More info on NCDOT.gov.

10/20/17, I-95 N, Construction, Lane Closed

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:55:02 -0400

The right lane of I-95 North will be closed between MM104 and MM106 on Sunday, October 22, at 8 PM until Tuesday, October 24, at 12AM.  A lane closure will be in effect both day and night during this time. 

More info on NCDOT.gov.